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Spotted Lanternflies Invade New Jersey

Anthony McInnis September 29, 2021

Students and faculty at NJIT have probably seen a lot of insects sporting colorful spotted wings around campus. The Spotted Lanternfly is quite pretty. They don’t even bite or swarm people. Yet...

Support for New University Hospital Facility in Newark

Support for New University Hospital Facility in Newark

Yukthi Sangoi, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

On April 14, New Jersey state and local officials came to University Hospital and Rutgers New Jersey Medical School to show support for Governor Phil Murphy’s approval...

Vaccine Passports in New Jersey

Vaccine Passports in New Jersey

Nicholas Merlino, Alumni April 20, 2021

As of April 15, roughly 42% of New Jerseyans have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose and at least 23% are fully vaccinated. These numbers are increasing daily, and as vaccine distribution becomes...

New Jersey Introduces New Voting Legislation to Expand Voter Access

New Jersey Introduces New Voting Legislation to Expand Voter Access

Ethan OMalley, Alumni April 6, 2021

Voting legislation has been an active area of political discussion over the past few weeks. On the back of a controversial election which saw former President Trump contesting the official result in several...

How do Pass/Fail COVID-19 Accommodations Compare Across NJ Public Institutions?

Nicholas Merlino, Alumni March 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the education system in ways never seen before and has forced many educators to make difficult decisions on how to safely provide higher education to college and...

New Jersey Vaccine Rollout Falters in Minority Communities

New Jersey Vaccine Rollout Falters in Minority Communities

Ethan OMalley, Alumni March 10, 2021

With just under 1.5 million New Jersey residents receiving their first dose of the COVID vaccine the state is making solid progress in its goal to have 70% of the state vaccinated by June. However,...

NJIT Students Join Volunteer Forces for Vaccine Distribution

NJIT Students Join Volunteer Forces for Vaccine Distribution

Alexandra Griffith February 17, 2021

Towards the end of December, just one block away from NJIT, Essex County College, one of five Essex County COVID-19 vaccination sites, was vaccinating approximately 150 health care workers and first...

President Joe Biden signs an executive order on climate change, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

How President Biden’s Executive Orders will Affect New Jersey

Nicholas Merlino, Alumni February 3, 2021

President Joe Biden began his presidency last week with a suit of executive orders that covered a broad range of topics, with the intention of ushering in change towards the goals...

Shipping Container Homes for Newark Homeless

Shipping Container Homes for Newark Homeless

Ethan OMalley, Alumni February 3, 2021

Shipping containers will be converted into temporary housing situations for homeless people living in Newark Penn Station in early February. For anyone who has taken a train out of Penn Station,...

“Covid-Safe Behind Bars?” – New Jersey Prioritizing the Incarcerated for the COVID-19 Vaccine

“Covid-Safe Behind Bars?” – New Jersey Prioritizing the Incarcerated for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Sabastian Fernandes January 26, 2021

Currently, the CDC reports that New Jersey alone is receiving 100,000 new vaccine kits each week, yet as it stands, it seems unlikely that even a majority of NJ’s current population of 8.88 million...

Residents Packing Up Their Bags Amid COVID-19 Surges

Residents Packing Up Their Bags Amid COVID-19 Surges

Evan Markowitz and Katherine Ji November 25, 2020

After a rapid rise in positive COVID-19 cases on-campus, the NJIT community was recently made aware of the decision to transition to fully remote instruction beginning Nov. 25. With this transition, students...

New Jersey Bans Flavored Vapes

New Jersey Bans Flavored Vapes

Nicolas Arango and narango February 16, 2020

On Jan. 21 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that would prohibit the sale or distribution of flavored e-cigarettes, effective April 20. After the 90-day grace period, the...

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